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Notable Birthdays for January 9

Those born on this date include:

- Women's suffrage and peace movement leader Carrie Chapman Catt in 1859
- Pioneer psychologist John Watson in 1878
- Czech writer Karel Capek in 1890
- French novelist Simone de Beauvoir in 1908
- Richard Nixon, 37th president of the United States, in 1913
- Actors Fernando Lamas in 1915, Lee Van Cleef in 1925 and Bob Denver in 1935
- Author Judith Krantz in 1928 (age 85)
- Football Hall of Fame member Bart Starr in 1934 (age 79)
- Sportscaster Dick Enberg in 1935 (age 78)
- Actor Susannah York in 1939
- Singer Joan Baez in 1941 (age 72)
- Rock 'n' roll Hall of Fame member Jimmy Page in 1944 (age 69)
- Country singer Crystal Gayle in 1951 (age 62)
- Actors Imelda Staunton in 1956 (age 57) and Joely Richardson in 1965 (age 48)
- Guatemalan activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchu in 1959 (age 54)
- Bandleader Dave Matthews in 1967 (age 46)
- Golfer Sergio Garcia in 1980 (age 33)
- And Kate Middleton, wife of British Prince William, in 1982 (age 31).

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